A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Nahrin in Afghanistan on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 69.3715° East, 35.9919° North, depth 120.53 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 01:44:31 / November 6, 2016 @ 1:44 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100074e0. Id of event: us100074e0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.53 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:14:31 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taloqan, Khanabad, Farkhār (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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